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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which throws.
  • noun A turner. See throw, n., 1.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who throws. Specifically: (a) One who throws or twists silk; a throwster. (b) One who shapes vessels on a throwing engine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Someone who throws.
  • noun Something that throws.
  • noun archaic One who throws or twists silk; a throwster.
  • noun archaic One who shapes vessels on a throwing engine.
  • noun cricket A bowler who illegally throws the ball instead of bowling it.
  • noun baseball, slang, 1800s The pitcher.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who twists silk or rayon filaments into a thread or yarn
  • noun someone who projects something (especially by a rapid motion of the arm)
  • noun a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln

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